Quote of the Day

"Africa was adventure, South America is sport. We drive past McDonald's and cities every day. If somebody has a problem with his vehicle, he is never all by himself. We are too close to civilization."
-- French driver Stéphane Peterhansel, who won the Dakar 10 times, on the difference in running the race in Africa vs. South America. (KURIER, 1/1)
Thursday January 3, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 142 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Tall In The Saddle

    Broadcaster TVN will control the media rights for New South Wales and Victorian thoroughbred clubs "in a landmark deal for Australian racing," according to the AAP. An agreement to aggregate the media rights of all thoroughbred clubs "in Australia's two strongest racing states" was signed on Dec. 24. Under the agreement, TVN will hold the rights to broadcast thoroughbred racing in NSW and Victoria until '28.

  • Planning New Digs

    Serie A club AS Roma plans 55,000-seat stadium slated for '16 opening.

  • Digging For Details

    Football League to use online panel to help sponsors gather intel.

  • Another Round

    Sky Deutschland extends rights deal with U.S. PGA through '15.

  • Legend Silenced

    Iconic cricket commentator Christopher Martin-Jenkins dies at 67.

  • On The Shelf

    Bangladesh pulls out of Pakistan tour over security concerns.

  • Heartache

    Heart of Midlothian faces more SPL sanctions over bonus breaches.

  • Special K-League

    Korean football league plans major changes for 30th anniversary season.

  • A Tight Spot

    Tokyo 2020 plan calls for "compact Games" with 85% of venues in 8K radius.

  • Rally Staying Put

    Dakar Rally has warmed to South American home, return to Africa is "unlikely."

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